Current Status Bill Number:
308Ratification Number: 59Act Number: 40Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970204Primary Sponsor: McGillAll Sponsors: McGill, Lander, Alexander, Anderson, Bryan, Cork, Courson, Courtney, Drummond, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Giese, Glover, Hayes, Holland, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Martin, Matthews, McConnell, Mescher, Moore, O'Dell, Passailaigue, Patterson, Peeler, Rankin, Ravenel, Rose, Ryberg, Saleeby, Setzler, Short, J. Verne Smith, Thomas, Waldrep, Washington, Williams and WilsonDrafted Document Number: jic\5342cm.97Companion Bill Number: 3396Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970416Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19970522Subject: Public Safety Department, biennial motor vehicle license plates, revalidation decals in regard to property taxation
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19970604 Act No. A40 ------ 19970522 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19970515 Ratified R59 House 19970416 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19970415 Read second time House 19970409 Recalled from Committee 21 HEPW House 19970311 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Senate 19970306 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19970305 Read second time Senate 19970225 Committee report: Favorable 15 ST Senate 19970204 Introduced, read first time, 15 ST referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A40, R59, S308)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-2740, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE REFUSAL TO RENEW A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FOR NONPAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL ISSUE BIENNIAL LICENSE PLATES AND REVALIDATION DECALS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
The issuance of license plates and decals
SECTION 1. Section 56-2-2740(B) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 459 of 1996, is amended to read:
"(B) The Department of Public Safety shall issue biennial license plates and revalidation decals. The department shall give a motor vehicle owner a license plate or revalidation decal for the tax year to which personal property taxes and biennial fees have been paid pursuant to Section 56-3-253."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 5/22/97.